Project WaSH-W

Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Wellbeing: designing solutions in the time of COVID-19

Take a look at all the photos, videos and updates shared as students are designing and implementing their Project WaSH-W in their schools here, including a video compilation of your fantastic work. Or you can find further information about this project, including the learning journal, instructional videos and a teacher's guide below.

This project used design thinking principles to help create local solutions around clean water, sanitation, hygiene and wellbeing. This is a key area of learning during COVID-19, but also relates to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation and Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing. This project also aimed to build and deepen students' STEM skills.

This project was split into sections for each part of the design thinking process:

This program was intended for participants to enact their solutions on their communities to improve aspects of water, sanitation, hygiene and wellbeing. 

Instructional Video Gallery

Watch the six instructional videos via the YouTube playlist below or using the individual videos files further down.

Project Wash intro video.webm

Introduction to Project Wash-W

Introduction to the learning journal.webm

The learning journal / Design Thinking

Empathy Section.webm

The learning journal / Empathy

Empathy part 2.webm

The Learning Journal / Empathy Part 2

How might we and ideation.webm

The Learning journal / How might we? & Ideating

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Prototyping & Sharing